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Napa, CA

  |   September 13th - 15th, 2019

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Deborah Greco D.V.M., Ph.D.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Senior Medical Consultant
Nestle Purina Petcare

Wayne Rosenkrantz D.V.M.

Diplomate American College of Veterinary Dermatology
Senior Partner
Animal Dermatology Clinic
Tustin CA

This course will present the recent diagnostic and therapeutic breakthroughs for some of the most common medical & dermatologic problems.  This combination of a world reknowned Internist & Dermatologist will provide you with many practical management tips. You will also discover that Dr’s Greco and Rosenkrantz are practical speakers who are also very personable and willing to answer any of your clinical questions.

Seminar Schedule:

Registration: Friday Sept. 13, 2019 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast: Daily 7:15 am – 8:00 am

Friday Sept. 13, 2019
Saturday Sept. 14
Sunday Sept. 15

8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Seminar Topics:

  • Approach to hypothyroidism – internist vs Dermatologist

  • Pick your poision -Mitotane vs Trilostane

  • Sugar, Sugar- Managing the diabetic cat

  • Sweet Success: Managing the diabetic dog

  • The “skinny” on hyperthyroidism in cats

  • Feline endocrine enigmas

  • The Great Pretender: Hypoadrenocorticism

  • Wick Pyoderma- Staphylococcal pyoderma and Methicillin Resistance Updates 

  • Frustrated with Ear disease? Updates on topical and systemic otitis therapy

  • Demodicosis – Whats hot and whats not!

  • Current options to canine atopic dermatitis- When to choose which drug? 

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Seminar Speakers

  • Deborah Greco D.V.M., Ph.D. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Desert Veterinary Specialists Palm Desert, CA
  • Wayne Rosenkrantz D.V.M. Diplomate American College of Veterinary Dermatology Senior Partner Animal Dermatology Clinic Tustin CA

CE Hours

This seminar is approved for 16 CE hrs.  

IVS is also an approved provider in NY.

This program has been submitted for 16 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions, which recognize AAVSB’s RACE approval; however, participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and /or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Call IVS at 800-487-5650 for further information.

IVS complies with the following guidelines:

  • Speakers are recognized specialists
  • Mandatory recorded attendance
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Complete seminar notes
  • Approved for 16 CE hrs by the AAVSB RACE program


Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa

Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa

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Experience the charm and beauty of California’s world-famous wine country from one of the premier Napa Valley hotels – the Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa. Our Napa Valley hotel room accommodations are perfect for business travel and leisurely exploring. Our convenient location, just off of Highway 29, makes us an ideal choice for exploring the Napa Wine Country and other exciting local activities and attractions. Professional meeting planners rank the hotel among the Bay Area’s best properties for conferences and events thanks to our thoughtful services and innovative ideas.

Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa


The award-winning associates of this Napa hotel all share the same priority: you. Our concierges will delight in revealing Napa’s hidden treasures and are experts when it comes to recommending California Wine Country experiences. Take advantage of this incredible location to fulfill your passion for wine, world-class food at our VINeleven, golf and sheer relaxation at the full-service The Preserve Spa.


Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa

Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa

These sophisticated Napa accommodations near many Napa Valley wineries surround guests in comfort. Plush pillow-top mattresses with luxurious linens and pillows encourage a great night’s sleep. Wireless and wired high-speed internet is available in all guest rooms at our lodging in Napa, CA. Rooms feature ergonomic desks, Wi-Fi & hard-wired Internet access, and flat-panel HD Televisions. In-room coffee/tea service, hair dryer, iron & ironing board all help provide the comforts of home.


Group room rates:

Run of house: $399.00 dbl/night plus taxes & destination fee (based on single or double occupancy).

There is a 2 night minimum stay requirement.

Additional taxes & fees (subject to change without notice):

  • State and local taxes, currently 12%
  • California Tourism Assessment fee, currently 0.065%
  • Napa Tourism Improvement District Assessment Fee, currently 2%.  
    A daily Destination Amenity Fee of $10.00 (normally $20 but IVS attendees get this discount)  will be implemented on all individual guest International Veterinary Seminars and include the following:
    Bottled Water (2)
    Starbucks House Blend Coffee (2)
    Enhanced Internet Access
    Bicycle Rental (2)
    Spa Access (Locker Room, Steam Room & Jacuzzi)
    Culinary Garden Tour with Sparkling Wine (4:00 PM)


Check-In: 4:00pm, Check-Out: 12:00pm

Cancellations: There is no penalty for cancellations at least 7 days prior to your scheduled arrival. You will be charged for your complete scheduled stay if you cancel within 7 days of your scheduled arrival, or are a no-show, or depart early.

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Area Attractions

Area Attractions

Staying at the Napa Marriott allows guests to tour any of the 400 nearby wineries. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon touring Napa or Sonoma wineries  or see Wine Country from a hot air balloon:

Balloon Rides
The Wine Train

Premier Championship Eagle Vines Golf Course


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The Preserve Spa.  The Spa is a full-service salon and spa offering massage, facials, manicure, pedicure and all of the treatments you would expect of a first class resort spa and salon. 


On site, you’ll find VINeleven restaurant and bar. Napa Valley Executive Chef Brian Whitmer incorporates local, seasonal ingredients to create simple dishes with a gourmet touch. 

In the heart of downtown Napa’s up & coming Oxbow District, Oxbow Public Market is a one-of-a-kind place, not to be missed. Whether you are in search of a tasty picnic, great ‘take-out’, fabulous meal provisions, or if you are looking for a bottle of wine, river front patio dining and a unique shopping experience, Oxbow will answer all your needs under one roof. 

Or, if you’re looking for something else off-site, learn more here.

Getting There


Flying into Sacramento is often the easiest airport to avoid the traffic around San Francisco.

San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

Airport Phone: 1-650-821-8211
Hotel direction: 61.2 miles N
Alternate transportation: Evans Airport Service; fee: $45.00 USD (one way) ;reservation required
Bus service, fee: $45.00 USD (one way)
Estimated taxi fare: $150.00 USD (one way)

Oakland (OAK)

Airport Phone: 1-510-563-3300
Hotel direction: 54.2 miles N
Alternate transportation: Evans Shuttle Service; fee: $45.00 USD (one way); reservation required
Estimated taxi fare: $150.00 USD (one way)

Sacramento Airport (SMF)

Airport Phone: 1-916-929-5411
Hotel direction: 66.7 miles SW
Estimated taxi fare: $200.00 USD (one way)

Location Transportation Information

Driving Directions

Travel Tips

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.  We highly recommend renting a car, parking on-site is complimentary.  It’s the best and easiest way to explore the area.

IVS Travel Group Info

Please call the IVS travel group at 1-800-487-5650 for assistance. 

Registration Fees:

Early Bird:  $895.00

Register by:  July 31, 2019

Advanced:  $915.00

Register by:  August 22, 2019

Regular:  $935.00

Register after:  August 22, 2019

Special Pricing:

Veterinary Technicians receive an $80 discount using promo code “techsaver”. Enter the code during checkout in the  submit promotion code box.

Registration Includes:

  • 16 CE hours
  • complete seminar notes
  • certificate of attendance
  • breakfast and breaks daily

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  • Napa
    September 13, 2019 - September 15, 2019
    1:00 am - 6:00 am

Register online

Online registration is easy and fast.  

But please confirm your hotel reservations prior to completing your registration or booking flights. Many Hotels are selling out many months ahead of our seminars. If you need to book a hotel room, click the link to the online hotel registration page.  If none is available for your selected seminar, please fill out our hotel request form or contact our office at 800-487-5650.  Please note that hotel rooms are not confirmed until you receive confirmation from the hotel (if you booked online thru our group link) or from our office for hotels that do not offer the online link.

IVS is now required by AAVSB RACE to upload your completed attendance into their “RACEtrack” system. Your state of license and your license number are required for all seminars starting in January 2022. More information is available at https://www.aavsb.org/ce-services/racetrack


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Accommodation Registration

Reserving Rooms

We reserve rooms starting the day prior to the seminar and ending on the last seminar day.  However, if you need additional days, we will work with the hotel to accommodate your request based on availability.

Getting Confirmation

After you submit this hotel request form, you will receive an e-mail confirmation of your request for the hotel accommodations.  Please note that this does not confirm your hotel accommodations.

After processing the request, our office will e-mail you an actual hotel confirmation letter which will confirm your stay with the hotel.   You are not confirmed until you receive this hotel confirmation. Please check the details when you receive this confirmation.

Please note: At this time, we are not able to accept credit card details online. As all hotels require a valid credit card to guarantee your room, after submitting the hotel request form, please call our office at 1 (800) 487-5650 Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm (pacific) to provide the card number.  Your Hotel Confirmation will be emailed to you after your room is guaranteed.


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Please note: At this time, we are not able to accept credit card details online. As all hotels require a valid credit card to guarantee your room, after submitting the hotel request form, please call our office at 1 (800) 487-5650 to provide the card number.


Please call the IVS travel group at 1 (800) 487-5650 for assistance.